Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, 53, India’s most distinctive investor with a net worth of more than USD 1 billion. He is one of the most famous and respected equity investors in India and manages his own portfolio as a partner in his asset management firm, Rare Enterprises.
Son of an income tax officer, he started trading in stocks while in Sydenham college and plunged into investing as a full time profession soon after completing his education.
He started his career with $100 in 1985 when the BSE Sensex was at 150. He made his first big profit of Rs 0.5 million in 1986 when he sold 5,000 shares of Tata Tea at a price of Rs 143 which he had purchased for Rs 43 a share just 3 months ago. He made his first million in an iron ore mining company Sesa Goa whose shares he bought at Rs 27 and sold at Rs 1,400.
His privately owned stock trading firm Rare Enterprises, derives name from first two initials of his name and wife Rekha’s name.
Below is the list of Stocks held as on December 2014 by Rakesh JhunJhunwala, Rekha JhunJhunwala or Rare Enterprises Equity:
|Company||%Holding||No of Shares (in Lakhs)||Rs Crore|
|Pipavav Defence and Offshore||1.43||105||48|
|Geojit BNP Paribas Financial||7.88||180||36|
|Sterling Holiday Resorts||3.67||25.05||20|
|A2Z Maintenance and Engineering||16.7||123.88||16|
|Ion Exchange (India)||6.02||8.75||9|
|Hindustan Oil Exploration Company||1.5||19.61||8|
|Mcnally Bharat Engineering||3.21||9.98||6|
|Prozone Capital Shopping Centres||2.46||37.5||6|
|Adinath Exim Resources||4.05||1.66||0|
Total of above Portfolio is INR 4436 crores
Read my other post – 2014 – Top Large Cap, Mid Cap & Small Cap Stock Recommendations (for Medium to Long term)
Recently , he also bought shares in
Oct 2013 – DHFL – Bought 25 lakh shares Rs 135.32 (total Rs 33.83 crore)
Jan 2014 – Radico Khaitan – Bought 685,112 shares (0.5 % ) @ Rs 167 ( total Rs 11.5 crores)
March 2014 – HT Media – 15 lakh shares @ 71.25 – Rs 11 crore Investment
4 – April 2014 – Prakash Industries – bought 25,00,000 shares @ 59 (approx Rs 14.75 crores for 1.85% stake)
23-April -2014 – Prakash Industries – bought 7.5 lakh shares @ 68
April 2014 – Escorts & Rallis – JhunJhunwala hikes stakes in these companies
May 2014 – In a recent Interview, RJ told that he likes following shares
- Aurobindo Pharma
- United Spirits
- HPCL, BPCL, Coal India ( for short – medium term)
- Tata Motors
- 60% of portfolio is Titan, Lupin , CRISIL
15-May -2014 Orient Cement – Rakesh Jhunjhunwala invests Rs 9 crores .
13-June-2014 – Edelweiss capital – Rakesh Jhunjhunwala bought 1 crore shares @ Rs 55
June 2014 – 4 Stocks which Rakesh JhunJhunwala likes.
08-Jul-2014 – MCX – Rakesh Jhunjhunwala bought 2% stake in MCX @ Rs 664 per share ( Rs 66 cores) .
15-Jul-2014 – MCX – Rakesh Jhunjhunwala bought 5 lakh shares of MCX @ Rs 735 per share ( Rs 36 cores) .
|Oct-13||DHFL||25 lakh||135.32||Rs 33.83 crore|
|Jan-14||Radico Khaitan||685112||167||Rs 11.5 crores|
|Mar-14||HT Media||15 lakh||71.25||RS 11 crore|
|Apr-14||Prakash Industries||25 lakh||59||Rs 14.75 crores|
|Apr-14||Prakash Industries||7.5 lakh||68|
|May-14||Orient Cement||Rs 9 crores|
|Jun-14||Edelweiss capital||1 crore||55|
|Jul-14||MCX||2% stake||664||Rs 66 crores|
|Jul-14||MCX||5 lakh||735||Rs 36 crores|
I will add more stocks as & when I get more information.
14-Nov-14 Jhunjhunwala increased his stake in NCC recently through the open market and by subscribing to the rights issue.He has acquired four crore shares by subscribing to the rights issue and bought 6.5 lakh shares through the open market on October 31. He held 11.85% stake as on September 30, 2014 and with this purchase, his stake has risen to 12.78%.
28-Nov-2014 – SpiceJet – Rakesh Jhunjunwala picks up 1.4% stake in Spicejet @ average price of Rs 17.88 .
28-Dec-2014 – Following are top 7 Stocks on which Rakesh JhunJhunwala is betting – Titan Company, United Spirits, Lupin, MCX, Crisil, Rallis India. he also like Housing Finance Companies